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Lots of promotions and hires at Dark Horse

Dark Horse has joined the curve of hirings and advertisements going around the comics manufacture with four publicities and two new hires. Let’s meet the new and freshly empowered faces!

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Ian Tucker has been promoted to Senior Books Editor. Ian Tucker entered the publishing industry in 2010 after turning a profession in publish technology into its own position in the Dark Horse Comics digital art department. In 2012, he transferred to the editorial department. Seeing the importance of the then burgeoning prowes notebook planned, he stepped into the role of almost exclusively editing art records. Among development projects Ian has overseen to enjoyment are The Art of God of War, The World of Cyberpunk 2077, The Art of Rick and Morty, and Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive Volumes 1-3. In 2018, Ian fulfilled a lifelong dream when he had the pleasure of interviewing Mark Hamill for The Art of DreamWorks Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia. Ian would like to assure everyone that Mr. Hamill is indeed the best.

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Jenny Blenk has been promoted to Associate Editor. With a BA in English Literature from Western Washington University, and an MA from Portland State University in English Literature and a Comics Studies Certificate, Jenny attached Dark Horse as an intern in the spring of 2017 and was subsequently hired as an Assistant Editor in February of 2018. Projects Jenny has assisted in bringing to life include the line of Critical Role notebooks, the Avatar: The Last-place Airbender and The Legend of Korra lines, and the ever-expanding diaries from Mike Mignola’s Hellboy Universe. In addition to assisting on these extremely important journals, Jenny will continue to grow her own line up of books including the fine art collection Sacred Decay: The Art of Lauren Marx.

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Judy Khuu has been promoted to Associate Editor. Judy first met the Dark Horse squad in 2015 as Mike Richardson’s Executive Assistant, then established the transition to the editorial department in 2018 and has proved to be an precious member ever since. While continuing to assist on high level belongings such as Overwatch, Embeds vs. Zombies, and Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, Judy has taken over editing responsibilities for The Witcher and Cyberpunk 2077 and will begin to expand her own direction of titles.

Rae Boyadjis.jpeg Rae Boyadjis has been promoted to Berger Books Associate Editor. A postgraduate from Sarah Lawrence College in 2012, Rae participated Dark horse as Karen Berger’s assistant on the reputable Berger Books imprint in 2018. Since working on the Berger Books line, they have been integrally involved on designations such as Invisible Kingdom, She Could Fly, Ruby Falls, and Post York. Rae is also a professional aerialist in New York City where they are the resident aerial advisor for Speakeasy Dollhouse Productions.

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Sanjay Dharawat has been hired as an Assistant Editor. Sanjay is a graduate of both the University of Rochester where he impounds a BA in History and of Portland State University where he supports an MA in Book Publishing. Originally hired as an intern back in 2018, Sanjay now connects the Dark horse Editorial department full-time. In his capacity, he will be assisting Ian Tucker on his course of artistry bibles, Shantel LaRocque on her thread of licensed claims, and with Brett Israel on his ever-growing line of creator-owned owneds like the recently announced mini-series, The Worst Dudes. Sanjay likes to travel and has depleted a month-long trip backpacking around Australia.

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Rose Weitz has been hired as an Assistant Editor. Rose is a recent graduate from Portland State University where she received a BA in English and a Comics Studies Certificate. Rose came back Dark Horse through the Portland State University Comics Studies Intern Program where she worked closely with the editorial organization during the winter of 2019. She now meets us full age where she will be assisting on a wide variety of projects. Rose currently lives under a rock-and-roll with her “cat-o-nine-tail” who goes by the induced name, Gaston.

Dark Horse execs were exhilarated with all the moves.

Karen Berger, Editor of the Berger Books imprint, had this to say about the promotion of Rae Boyadjis: “Rae has outdone in their work for the Berger Books imprint during the last two plus times. Their sharp editorial, copywriting and communication knowledge have been a great asset to the line, and Rae’s reliability, dedication to the books, and positive feel fixes them a true-life gratification to work with.”

Editor-in-Chief Dave Marshall had this to say about the publicities: “I’m so grateful to work with such skilled and dedicated kinfolks. Ian, Jenny, and Judy are admirable, producing a collaborative feeling, a fear for the creative process, and a pure charity of books to every project they embark. Likewise, Sanjay and Rose so impressed as interns it was a joy when they agreed to join the team full era. Expect many attainments from all of them in the coming years.”

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